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21 Awesome Crafts To Make From Your Leaf Pile

Oe of the most annoying things about the fall is raking leaves. I mean, sure, you get to jump in the huge pile... but you still have to rake it up all over again. Instead of letting all that beautiful fall foliage go to waste, save a few (or all) of them for one of these cool crafts.
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One of the most annoying things about the fall is raking leaves. I mean, sure, you get to jump in the huge pile...but you still have to rake it up all over again.

Instead of letting all that beautiful fall foliage go to waste, save a few (or all) of them for one of these cool crafts. Soon, you'll be excited to rake!

1. Welcome guests into your home with a fresh spin on a wreath.
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The Thrifty Abode

2. Make these adorable place cards for all of your fall parties.
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Brit + Co

3. Or you could craft these cool plates.
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Wayfair

4. If you love modern decor, these leaf pillows will look great year-round.
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Butiksofie
The DIY is in German, but it's pretty self-explanatory.

5. This adorable crown is perfect for a costume or just a fun day hiking.
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Parents
Click to slide eight for the full instructions.

6. These dried leaves were decorated with metallic paint markers.
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Parents
If you want them to keep extra-long, slap a layer of Mod Podge on 'em.

7. Is there anything a mason jar can't do?! These votives will add a warm touch to any home.
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Spark & Chemistry

8. Write what you're thankful for this season on gold-tipped leaves, then hang them on a garland.
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The Sweetest Occasion

9. You could also just paint your leaves bright hues and suspend them in a room.
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I'm Drew Scott

10. But a little glitter (garland) never hurt anyone, either!
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House of Jade

11. These modern canvases are made with leaves and aluminum foil.
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My Baking Addiction

But wait...there's more! See the full list on JustDIY.com.

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